Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Uncanny X-Men vol. 1, Issue #162 – October 1982 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Uncanny X-Men vol. 1, Issue #162 YEAR: October 1982 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Chris Claremont Pencils: Dave Cockrum Inks: Bob Wiacek  Colorist: Glynis Wein Letterer: Tom Orzechowski  Editor: Louise Jones  Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter If you are a fan of the “Uncanny X-Men”, could you remember the first issue you have ever purchased? […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #29 – August 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #29 YEAR: August 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: S. Rosen I wrote about how “The Fantastic Four” was among my favorite comic books to read as a child.  I loved the intelligence and action that went into the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Avengers vol. 1, Issue #239 – January 1984 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Avengers vol. 1, Issue #239 YEAR: January 1984 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Roger Stern Artist/Co-Creator: Allen Milgrom, Joe Sinnott Colorist: Christie Scheele  Letterer: Jim Novak  Editor: Michael Carlin I have written about Assistant Editor’s Month for Marvel Comics back in the ’80s.  When the Editor’s attend the many comic conventions, the assistant editors […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Wolverine Issue #50 – January 1992 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Wolverine Issue #50 YEAR: June 1984 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer/Editor/Co-Creator: Mike W. Barr Artist/Co-Creator: Jim Aparo Colorist: Adrienne Roy Larry Hama is best known for his work on G.I. Joe but with issue #47 of “Wolverine”, Larry Hama was brought in to become the new writer, while Marv Silvestri was brought in to be […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Civil War II: The Fallen Issue #1 – October 2016 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Civil War II: The Fallen Issue #1 YEAR: October 2016 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Greg Pak Penciller: Mark Bagley Inkers: Scott Hanna & Marc Deering Colorists: Ian Herring & Rob Schwager Letterer: VC’s Clayton Cowles Assistant Editor: Chris Robinson Editors: Katie Cubert Editor-in-Chief: Axel Alonso After the shocking death of Bruce Banner (the Hulk) […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Civil War II issue #3 – August 2016 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Civil War II Issue #1 YEAR: August 2016 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: David Marquez Banner Conservation Artist: Olivier Coipel Color Artist: Justin Ponsor Letterer: VC;s Clayton Cowles Designer: Victor Ochoa Assistant Editor: Alanna Smith Editors: Tom Brevoort with Wil Moss Editor-in-Chief: Axel Alonso I have not read a newer major […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1, Issue #248 – January 1984 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1, Issue #248 YEAR: January 1984 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Roger Stern Pencils/Breakdowns: John Romita, Jr./Ron Frenz Finishes: Bret Breeding/Terry Austin Letterer: Diana Albers/Joe Rosen Colors: Bob Sharen/Christie Scheele Editor: Bob DeNatale Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Back in the ’80s,  Marvel Comics would have “Assistant Editor’s Month”, a time when all […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Avengers vol. 1, Issue #177 – November 1978 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Avengers vol. 1, Issue #177 YEAR: November 1978 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer/Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Penciler: Dave Wenzel Inkers: P. Marcos & R. Villamonte Letterer: Denise Wohl Colorist: Nel Yomtov Editor: Roger Stern While the name Korvac probably doesn’t mean anything to today’s comic book readers, nor do I blame them as the name […]